Environmental Engineer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental engineers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental engineers among New York areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Engineers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,200
25th Percentile Wage
$67,810
50th Percentile Wage
$85,620
75th Percentile Wage
$106,050
90th Percentile Wage
$127,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,200.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.54
25th Percentile Wage
$32.60
50th Percentile Wage
$41.16
75th Percentile Wage
$50.98
90th Percentile Wage
$61.07

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.07. The median hourly salary is $41.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.54.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201685,620-2.64%0.57%
201587,8802.86%-
201485,3701.12%-
201384,410-0.85%-
201285,130--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Engineers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental engineers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental engineers in state of New York ranges from $66,610 to $92,570. The highest paying area for environmental engineers in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $92,570. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown (mean annual salary $91,430). The lowest paying area is Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$92,570
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$91,430
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$89,380
Nassau-Suffolk
$87,430
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$86,310
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$83,970
Rochester
$79,250
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$77,070
Glens Falls
$76,590
Syracuse
$75,540
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$75,210
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$66,610


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